Graduate Curriculum

A minimum of 60 credits, a public exhibition and a supporting paper are required for the MFA degree. The 60 graduate credit hours required for the MFA degree are distributed in the following manner:

Fall Semester Spring Semester
1st year
ART600, Graduate Critique, 3cr.
ART677, Critical Issues Seminar, 3cr.
ART679, Graduate Studio, 9cr.
1st year
ART600, Graduate Critique, 3cr.
3 cr. course selected from outside the department
ART679, Graduate Studio, 9cr.
2nd year
ART600, Graduate Critique, 3cr.
ART678, Research Seminar, 3cr.
ART679, Graduate Studio, 9cr.
2nd year
ART600, Graduate Critique, 3cr.
ART679, Graduate Studio, 9cr.
ART698, MFA Exhibition, 3cr.
ART699, MFA Supporting Paper, 3cr.

Graduate faculty reviews with each student are held at the end of each semester (15, 30, 45, and 60 hour reviews). Students must pass these reviews to continue in the program.